Summer 2015 Class Schedule (ARC)



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CISA 305    Beginning Word Processing    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 300
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces word processing operations, such as creating, editing, file management techniques, and printing text. Emphasis is on formatting and document production techniques to produce professional business documents used in today's workplace. The course culminates with the study of intermediate level features such as merge, sort, graphics, macros, style, and templates.

Schedule: Four Week - First, Jun 08-Jul 02
WORD2013
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Chapek             ARC MAIN Online          10173 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Chapek             ARC MAIN Online            
The mandatory orientation for this class will be online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Four Week - Second, Jul 06-Jul 31
MTWTh     01:00PM-02:20PM LEC C.Stokes             Off Campus Natomas N102  10286 Textbook
MTWTh     02:30PM-03:50PM LAB C.Stokes             Off Campus Natomas N102    
WORD2013
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Chapek             ARC MAIN Online          10238 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Chapek             ARC MAIN Online            
Orientation:    Monday, July 6    06:00PM-08:00PM Room 125
Orientation for this section is mandatory. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISA 308    Exploring Word Processing and Presentation Software    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: The course introduces word processing and presentation software. The basic features and skills of creating, editing and formatting documents, inserting tables and graphics and enhancing word processed documents and presentations are covered.

Schedule: Six Week - Middle, Jun 15-Jul 24
TTh       11:30AM-12:40PM LEC H.Fuller             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125    11830 
Textbook
This course is a part of the Summer Advantage Learning Community (2 units) - HCD 111, Math Bridge, English Bridge, and either CISCA308 or BUSTEC 300.1. This innovative program requires the student be available Monday - Thursday 8am - 1pm for the six-week period of 6/15-7/23. This program is open to all students and is designed to prepare students entering college for the first time or re-entering after an extended absence. This six-week program combines college orientation, study skills instruction, English and math review, and hands-on computer skills. Instructor approval is required to enroll. For more information about this exciting program, visit the ARC Advantage information page at http://www.arc.losrios.edu/Programs_of_Study/ARC_Advantage.htm. Please review the program information clearly and follow the application instructions provided on the website. Permission #s will be provided at the scheduled mandatory orientations held during the month of May.

Schedule: Other Term, Jun 08-Jul 10
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Online          10293 Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISA 315    Introduction to Electronic Spreadsheets    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 100 or 300
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the basic concepts and applications of an electronic spreadsheet program, including organizing, creating, and modifying a spreadsheet. It presents the basics of entering data in a worksheet using columns and rows, labels, and values; completing worksheet calculations using formulas and functions; and producing professional looking charts. In addition, the course introduces formatting, sorting, querying, and multi-sheet management. It also introduces 3-D cell referencing, financial functions, ‚Goal Seek‚Ě, ‚VLOOKUP‚Ě, ‚What If‚Ě, and decision-making.

Schedule: Four Week - First, Jun 08-Jul 02
EXCEL2013
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Online          10245 
Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LAB C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 125      
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Stokes             ARC MAIN Online            
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Four Week - Second, Jul 06-Jul 31
EXCEL2013
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Online          10243 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Dumais             ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 08-Jul 31
EXCEL2013
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          10294 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISA 318    Exploring Spreadsheet Software    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: The course introduces spreadsheet software. Topics include navigating a spreadsheet, editing and formatting data, using formulas and functions, inserting and formatting charts and graphics, basic database features, and analyzing data.

Schedule: Other Term, Jun 08-Jul 10
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Fox                ARC MAIN Online          10298 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISA 320    Introduction to Database Management    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUSTEC 300 and CISC 300
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the use of database management programs on the microcomputer. It includes designing a database; storing, searching, and updating files; and designing and producing printed reports.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 08-Jul 31
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online          10296 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Larabee            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISA 330    Desktop Publishing    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BUSTEC 100.1 and CISC 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course provides an overview of desktop publishing (DTP) and a major desktop publishing application program. It includes page layout skills needed to produce newsletters, brochures, flyers, reports, and other marketing material. Additionally, it covers importing and placing graphics and text, using layers, master pages, frames, creating graphics using the pen tool, and working with color both digitally and in print.

Schedule: Six Week - First, Jun 08-Jul 17
Adobe InDesign CS6/CC
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online          10190 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Summer 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: August 11, 2015